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Parvez Musharraf declares full support f

Islamabad, Nov 29 (IBNS): Days after Pakistan released Jamaatud Dawa’s (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, former military dictator Pervez Musharraf declared his complete support for the militant groups.

Five hanged in Kabul prison

Kabul, Nov 29 (IBNS) : Five convicts were hanged to death in Pul-e-Charkhi prison of Kabul early Wednesday. 

Man arrested in Kabul over grenade attac

Kabul, Nov 29 (IBNS) : A suspect has been arrested in connection to a grenade attack in Kabul city that left at least eight people dead and around 36 others wounded.


Taliban and ISIS clashes spread to Laghm

Kabul, Nov 29 (IBNS) : The infighting among the Taliban and ISIS militants has spread to eastern Laghman province as reports indicate the two sides have suffered heavy casualties in the latest clashes.

Seven Taliban militants killed in airstr

Kabul, Nov 29 (IBNS): At least seven Taliban militants have been killed in an airstrikes conducted by foreign troops in Afghanistan's Logar province.

Pope's speech in Myanmar lacks reference

Naypyidaw, Nov 28 (IBNS): Pope Francis has given a key speech in Myanmar demanding respect for all ethnic groups but lacked any reference to the Rohingyas, media reports said.

Oxford City Council strips Aung San Suu

Naypyidaw, Nov 28 (IBNS): Oxford City Council has removed the Oxford honour from Myanmar's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi's over the latter's handling of Rohingya crisis, media reports said.

Afghanistan: 11 injured as suicide blast

Kabul, Nov 28 (IBNS): At least 11 people, including three children, were injured in a blast in  central Logar province of Afghanistan on Tuesday, media reports said.

Eight people killed in Pakistan road acc

Islamabad, Nov 27 (IBNS): At least eight people were killed in a road mishap involving a passenger van and a truck in Nooriabad area of Pakistan on Monday, media reports said.

Pakistan's Law Minister quits, nation re

Islamabad, Nov 27 (IBNS): Islamabad slowly crawled back to normalcy as protesters finally decided to lift the sit-in following the resignation of Pakistani Law Minister Zahid Hamid, reports said.

Pakistan deploys army to quell Islamist

Islamabad, Nov 25 (IBNS) : The Army was deployed by the Pakistani government in capital Islamabad to quell spiralling violence on Saturday by the protesting Islamists that left over 200 injured.

Afghanistan national's body found in Pak

Karachi, Nov 25 (IBNS): An Afghanistan national was found dead in a hotel room in Karachi city on Pakistan, media reports said.

Pakistan: Suicide blast in Quetta kills

Quetta, Nov 25 (IBNS): A suicide blast in Pakistan's Quetta area killed at least five people on Saturday, media reports said.

Pakistan : Policeman killed, 170 injured

Islamabad, Nov 25 (IBNS) : A policeman was killed and about 170 people were injured as security forces fought on streets with Islamist hardliners during a protest sit-in that virtually laid a siege on Islamabad on Saturday, media reports said. 

Pakistan: Blast in Quetta kills 4

Quetta, Nov 25 (IBNS): At least four people were killed in a blast that rocked Sariab Road in Pakistan's Quetta city on Saturday, media reports said.

US asks Pakistan to re-arrest JuD chief

Washington, Nov 24 (IBNS): The United States government on Friday said that Pakistan should 're-arrest' Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed.

Suicide attack kills senior police offic

Peshawar  Nov 24 (IBNS): A suicide blast in Pakistan's Peshawar city left at least one senior police official killed on Friday, media reports said.

Pakistan: Girl killed Karachi road misha

Islamabad Nov 24 (IBNS): A speeding bus crashed into a motorcycle  on MA Jinnah Road in Pakistan's Karachi city on Friday, killing a girl, media reports said.

Hafeez Saeed walks free, slams India-US

Islamabad, Nov 24 (IBNS): Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafeez Saeed, the leader of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), who walked free from house arrest, has promised to unite Pakistan for the independence of Kashmir from India, reports said.

India reacts to Hafiz Saeed's release, s

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IBNS): Strongly reacting to Pakistan's release of Jamaatud Dawa’s (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, India on Thursday said the development indicates Pakistan's attempt to mainstream terrorism.

Afghanistan: Several ISIS militants kill

Kabul, Nov 23 (IBNS) : Several militants loyal to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group offshoot, ISIS Khorasan, were killed in the latest airstrikes conducted by the US forces based in Afghanistan.

Pakistan court frees JuD chief Hafiz Moh

Islamabad, Nov 22 (IBNS): in a major development, a review board, comprising judges of the Lahore High Court, refused to extend the detention of  Jamaatud Dawa’s (JuD) chief Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, media reports said on Wednesday.

Six Taliban insurgents killed in Afghani

Kabul, Nov 22 (IBNS): During clearance operation, at least six Taliban insurgents were killed in Afghanistan's  Maidan Wardak province on Tuesday, media reports said on Wednesday.

Afghanistan: At least 16 Taliban militan

Kabul, Nov 22 (IBNS): At least 16 Taliban militants, including key commanders, have been killed in an anti-terrorism drive in Afghanistan's Maidan Wardak province, local Tolo News reported.

UNICEF warns of contaminated drinking wa

New York, Nov 22(Just Earth News): The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is working with authorities in Bangladesh to urgently investigate high levels E.coli contamination in water drawn from wells inside the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox's Bazar.


Afghanistan: Traffic accident kills at l

Kabul, Nov 21 (IBNS): At least seven people were killed in a traffic accident in Afghanistan's Herat province, local Tolo News reported.

In Bangladesh, UN agency Goodwill Ambass

New York, Nov 21(Just Earth News): Marking World Children’s Day, actress Kristin Davis on on Monday called for global attention and funding to provide more life-saving aid for Rohingya refugee children in Bangladesh, as part of her advocacy work for the United Nations refugee agency.

20 killed in Pakistan road mishap

Islamabad, Nov 20 (IBNS): A passenger van rammed into a coal filled truck near Sindh's Khairpur district of Pakistan and left at least 20 people killed on Monday, media reports said.

Desperate Rohingya refugees use home-mad

New York, Nov 18(Just Earth News): Over the past 10 days, dozens of makeshift rafts carrying more than a thousand people have floated into Bangladesh, proof that Rohingya refugees are resorting to increasingly desperate means to flee to Myanmar, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday.

UN envoy urges greater support for Rohin

New York, Nov 17(Just Earth News): Following a visit to Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar have settled in makeshift camps, a United Nations envoy has called for enhanced measures to protect and assist victims of sexual violence among the displaced population.

ISIS claims deadly Kabul attack as death

Kabul, Nov 17 (IBNS): ISIS has claimed the latest attack in Kabul which accounted for at least 19 lives, including policemen, local Tolo News reported.

Afghanistan: At least 18 killed in Kabul

Kabul, Nov 16 (IBNS): At least 18 people have been killed and 10 others injured after a blast rocked Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city, local Tolo News reported.

Afghanistan: At least five policemen kil

Kabul, Nov 16 (IBNS): At least five policemen have been killed and dozens others injured after a blast rocked Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city, local Tolo News reported.

Afghanistan: At least two killed, eight

Kabul, Nov 16 (IBNS): At least two people have been killed and eight others  injured after a blast rocked Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city, reports said.

Explosion rocks Kabul, casualty feared

Kabul, Nov 16 (IBNS): An explosion outside a restaurant in Kabul city has rocked Afghanistan's capital on Thursday afternoon, reports said.

Afghanistan: 9 militants killed

Kabul, Nov 16 (IBNS): At least nine Taliban militants have been killed in Afghanistan's southern Helmand provinces, media reports said on Thursday.

Afghanistan opium production jumps 87 pe

New York, Nov 16(Just Earth News): A profoundly alarming trend in the cultivation and production of opium in Afghanistan reveals an 87 per cent production increase compared to 2016, the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) said Wednesday in its Afghanistan Opium Survey 2017.

Afghanistan: Magnetic bomb explosion kil

Kabul, Nov 15 (IBNS): A magnetic improvised explosive devise (IED) blast has killed the Education Director of Parwan province in Afghanistan, reports said.

UN warns of trafficking, sexual abuse in

New York, Nov 14(Just Earth News): Human trafficking and exploitation are rife among Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar to seek safety in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, the United Nations migration agency has found.


Car bombing kills four US soldiers in Af

Kabul, Nov 14 (IBNS): A car bomb attack in Dand district of southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan hit a troops convoy on Monday which left at least four US soldiers injured, media reports said .

5 killed in Afghanistan bus mishap

Kabul, Nov 13 (IBNS): At least five passenger were killed as the vehicle in which they were travelling flipped over in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province on Monday, media reports said.

Bangladesh steps up vaccination for new

Cox’s Bazar, Nov 13 (IBNS):  An increase in the number of suspected measles cases among the newly arrived Rohingya and their host communities in southern Bangladesh has prompted the Government and UN partners to step up immunization efforts in overcrowded camps and makeshift shelters close to the border with Myanmar.

Gang of kidnappers detained in Kabul

Kabul, Nov 12 (IBNS): Afghanistan security forces have detained a group of 14 kidnappers from Afghanistan capital Kabul city, media reports said on Sunday.

SK Sinha resigns as Chief Justice of Ban

Dhaka, Nov 11 (IBNS): Chief Justice of Bangladesh Surendra Kumar Sinha has stepped down from his position, media reports said on Saturday.

Afghanistan: ANA soldier killed in bomb

Kabul, Nov 11 (IBNS): A  Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier was killed in a bomb attack in Nawa district of southern Helmand province of Afghanistan on Saturday, media reports said.

Attack on Hindu house in Bangladesh: 53

Dhaka, Nov 11 (IBNS): At least 53 people were detained over arson attacks on the homes of Hindus in Bangladesh, media reports said on Saturday.

Key ISIS leader killed in Afghan airstri

Kabul, Nov 11 (IBNS): A key ISIS leader was killed in an Afghan airstrike in Kunar province of Afghanistan, local Tolo news reported.

Afghanistan: One killed, two injured in

Kabul, Nov 11 (IBNS): A car bomb explosion rocked Afghanistan's Helmand province on Saturday morning, killing the suspected suicide bomber and injuring two others, media reports said.

UN, partners building roads to reach Roh


New York, Nov 11(Just Earth News): The United Nations migration agency and its partners are rushing to build roads in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar to improve humanitarian access to hilly terrain, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees have settled in makeshift camps.

Afghanistan: Car bomb attack kills 1 cop

Lashkargah, Nov 10 (IBNS): At least one person was killed as a car bomb attack rocked southern Helmand province of Afghanistan on Friday, media reports said.

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